Summary: H.R.819 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.819. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/09/2015)

This bill requires the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, for purposes of determining whether an unmanned aircraft (drone) used for aeronautical research qualifies as a public aircraft, to use definitions under federal aviation safety law for determining whether the aircraft is used for:

  • a commercial purpose, and
  • aeronautical research and platform-based research.

The Administrator must also develop procedures for the safe, beyond-line-of-sight operation of aeronautical research drones in the national airspace system.